Radio Port Phillip Association was incorporated in 1984 for the purpose of applying for a community broadcasting license and the subsequent construction and fitting of facilities.
The station has over 280 community group and individual members. Group members include many community, sport, arts and service organisations. There are 85 members who broadcast 18 hours a day, seven days a week. This equates to 10,000 hours a year of volunteer produced content that is broadcast to an audience whose interests span the arts, sport, disability support, faith and philosophy, music, the environment, local affairs and events, five migrant communities, health and well being, women’s affairs and 6 schools. RPP FM’s outside broadcast unit covers many community events as diverse as the Frankston Toy Library’s Teddy Bears Picnic and the Snapper Point Angling Club’s Teatree Festival. It also services the Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League who covers clubs from Aspendale to Point Nepean and in Casey and Cardinia. A total of 27 matches are broadcast live every year.
At no cost, community groups broadcast over 15,000 community service announcements every year. The station has provided training and work experience opportunities in broadcasting, presentation and business administration for hundreds of people.
Official website of RPP Radio is rppfm.com.au
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